askJohn

Dec32019

Let's gore an RF-ox!

by on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:25:00 PM

Q. I'm curious what receivers and other electrical components you use, and maybe how you linked them together. In other words, what you find works well with your servos.A. Radio system selection falls under that category of subjects, which are generally unsuitable for polite company. Think politics and religion when the family gets together for Thanksgiving. However, because of involvement with the control-loop side of the radio system, I quite often get asked about the RF-side of the business....

This entry was posted in no categories.

Join the conversation on FaceBook

What's on our Instagram page

Workhorse of the servo industry, DL-series servos feature reliable 3-pole ferrite core motors.

Top of the food chain brushless motor servos - when it's the best, or nothing!

2/3 the size of standard servos - without compromising centering, speed, or power - ProModeler minis!

askJohn

Dec32019

Let's gore an RF-ox!

Q. I'm curious what receivers and other electrical components you use, and maybe how you linked them together. In other words, what you find works well with your servos.A. Radio system selection falls under that category of subjects, which are generally unsuitable for polite company. Think politics and religion when the family gets together for Thanksgiving. However, because of involvement with the control-loop side of the radio system, I quite often get asked about the RF-side of the business....


Dec12019

On why some servos squeal like a stuck pig!

Q. Why do some brands of digital servos hum and squeal while others don't? And are the ones making so much noise also pulling more current?A. By the time they get to us, most modelers have experienced other brands of digital servos (and by and large come to accept the whining and squealing as the price to pay for advanced digital servo technology). And it's also a fact, some servos are noted for emitting quite a loud hum, or squeal - even while sitting at neutral (and more so during operation)....


Aug282019

Silk and dope – demystifying modeling's classic finish!

Silk-and-dope the classsic model airplane finish

What's the connection between servo selection, and a brief how-to regarding the classic silk-and-dope model airplane finish? As occasionally happens, we detour through the unexpected coincidences of life before reaching an answer.